Imperial Coffee is pleased to announce the expanded availability of Starbucks coffee to its customers, beginning in September. Starbucks coffees are currently available to Imperial customers via Starbucks ICup Digital brewer and K-cups, and as whole bean coffee and in premeasured packs. Beginning in September, there will be another option, thanks to an agreement between Starbucks and MARS DRINKS, the 100 percent workplace-focused segment of Mars Incorporated. Beginning this fall, Starbucks high-quality, premium Arabica coffee will be availableto Imperial customers through MARS DRINKS’ single-serve brewers.
Imperial’s MARS DRINKS’ customers can enjoy three varieties of Starbucks coffee including smooth Pike Place® Roast, roasty and sweet Caffè Verona®, and lightly roasted Veranda Blend®. Tazo teas are planned to join the line-up in the future. “This is just one more way to serve our customers,” says Imperial Coffee and Services President Mark Steiner. “We believe in continuous improvement and always go the extra mile with the latest innovations.” “We’re proud to introduce Starbucks into the MARS DRINKS portfolio,” said Bobby Chacko, Regional President and General Manager, MARS DRINKS North America. “Through our work café experience, MARS DRINKS brings people together to connect, collaborate and get things done. Starbucks complements our existing range and further expands the taste and choice we deliver to workplaces.”